State of Alabama Department of Archives and History 624 Washington Avenue Montgomery Alabama 36130
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Alabama, Historical Activities Committee, "Alabama Portraits Prior to 1870," Moblie, AL: NSCDA, 1969.
Adams, E. Bryding, ed., "Made in Alabama: A State Legacy," Birmingham, AL: Birmingham Museum of Art, 1995, pg. 154.
Portrait of Carrie Billingslea Shorter seated with her body turned to the left, her gaze directed at the viewer, her right arm resting on a marble-top table and her right hand holding a fan. Her left arm rests in her lap and in her left hand she holds a handkerchief. On the tabletop there is a white flower and a basket. She wears a white off-the-shoulder dress adorned with a cameo pin at the neckline and a cameo cuff bracelet on her left wrist.
Portrait female--Waist length
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums